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A Safe Place for Smart Women: Public and Private Images of Mount Holyoke College During the 1940s
This research analyzes the ways in which Mount Holyoke College crafted an image of women s education within the context of the changing social frameworks of the 1940s. The growing degree of social conservatism at Mount ...
Analysis of Iron Oxidation in Garnets
Abstract The oxidation state of iron indicates the amount of oxygen present when a mineral is formed. If the environment was abundant in oxygen, many of the minerals in the assemblage will contain oxidized iron, Fe3+. If ...
Directors as Mentors: The Role of Child Care Center Directors in Encouraging Preschool Teachers and Teachers Aides to Go Back to School
This study examines the role of child care in the lives of preschool teachers aides and teachers who are going to school in accordance with educational mandates in Massachusetts. Telephone interviews were conducted with ...
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL OLIGOMYCIN RESISTANT SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE MUTANTS OF THE MITOCHONDRIALLY ENCODED FO ATPASE SUBUNITS
The mitochondria of Saccharomyces cerevisiae are semi-autonomous organelles that rely on nuclear genes to function. Although most subunits of yeast ATPase are nuclear-encoded, the membrane-bound FO portion is comprised of ...
A Gene Expression Study of the Alternatively Spliced b20 Gene in the Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi
Lymphatic filaraisis, a disease caused by the parasitic nematode Brugia malayi and transmitted by mosquitoes, infects approximately 130 million people in eighty-three countries in the tropical/sub-tropical belt. B. malayi ...
Algebraic Number Fields and Codes
We explore error-correcting codes based on algebraic number fields using a particular code construction given by Guruswami in ``Constructions of Codes from Number Fields". After reviewing the necessary mathematical ...